Governance & Leadership

The Cagney Company can assist your board with evaluation and can facilitate retreats or workshops on various topics, including strategic planning, improving board engagement, team building and creating a culture of philanthropy.

Penelope Cagney is the editor of the 2018 BoardSource/Wiley book, “Global Best Practices for CSO, NGO and Other Nonprofit Boards.” This is the first survey of best governance practices around the world, and it is the first book on the topic. It was published in Chinese in late 2020, by the Shanghai University of Finance and Economic Press.



"The Cagney Company provided the Mesa Arts Center Foundation with an in-depth assessment of our Board of Directors and facilitated a useful and lively retreat to capitalize on the findings of the assessment. The entire process has served as a catalyst to raise our already active Board’s performance to even greater heights. I recommend them without hesitation to any board seeking to move from good to great.”

Michael Elliott

Mesa Arts Center Foundation

“We are really pleased with how the board retreat went. The planning process was so organized and efficient. The time you took to dig into all of the necessary information in order to customize the retreat to our organization was impressive. It helped to create an agenda tailored to exactly what we wanted.”

Susie Fowls

Ballet Arizona

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